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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, June 14, 2017 1:20 pm

Media company buying Lima paper

Associated Press

A media company based in Texas is buying 16 daily newspapers in Ohio, including the Lima News, along with several weeklies and a daily paper in West Virginia.

AIM Media Management said Tuesday that its newly formed AIM Media Midwest will acquire the newspapers from Civitas Media.

Terms of the deal aren't being released, but the company said all employees at the newspapers will keep their jobs.

The daily newspapers in Ohio being sold include The Delaware Gazette, Portsmouth Daily Times and Wilmington News Journal.

Other Ohio cities with newspapers being sold are in Fairborn, Gallipolis, Greenville, Hillsboro, London, Piqua, Pomeroy, Sidney, Troy, Urbana, Washington Court House and Xenia.

The deal also includes the Point Pleasant Register in West Virginia.

AIM Media Management of Dallas also owns newspapers in Indiana and Texas.